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Expand Article # 2910 This Is News to Me
Q. I usually get my news from a usual Bnei Torah accepted news web site, that many frum people use. Yet recently there was a video posted of a speech given by the Israeli Prime Minister delivered during Shabbos. Is it permitted to view or listen to t ....


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Expand Article # 2909 Happy Birthday
Q. See question 2904 on birthday celebrations above. If one is allowed to, what would be a proper way of celebrating a birthday?

A. Different traditions and customs are mentioned for those who do celebrate birthdays. Some Gedolim would m ....


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Expand Article # 2908 Catch Your Name
Q. A bochur who became a Baal Teshuva and learns today in a yeshiva was born and raised as a Muslim and went to a Islamic Madrasah. When he became aware that his mother was actually Jewish and he also visited the grave of her father and mother in a ....


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Expand Article # 2907 A Hot Shailah
Q. Can one use a heat-pack or pad outside during Shabbos to keep warm when davening in a backyard minyan? Can one use battery heated socks to be used during Shabbos
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A. Heat packs or pads can provide heat by a chemical exothermic reactio ....


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Expand Article # 2906 Security Blanket
Q. During these pandemic times when still many, despite the cold weather, daven on outside backyard minyanim, and seek ways to keep warm even during the longer tefilos of Shabbos, a number of questions have been raised. Firstly, can one wrap himself ....


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Expand Article # 2905 The Slipping Mask
Q. I have a question regarding wearing masks to shul.

We have a few female  members of our shul who don't carry and don't want to wear a mask outside when they walk to shul because they feel its carrying.  My question is, is it carrying ....


Posted 10/29/2020 2:38 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2904 This Takes the Cake
Q. Shalom Harav, We are currently learning Chukos HaAkum in the Link Kollel in Los Angeles under Rabbi Lebhar.
It was brought to our attention that birthday cakes and candles have a possible source in avoda Zara. If the source is avoda zar ....


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Expand Article # 2903 Crumble the Crumbs
Q. In Ask the Rabbi question30 you write:
"(It is still prohibited to tread with your feet on the crumbs on the floor, Mishnah Berurah 180, 10)"
But doesn't the MB (444:15) write that you may walk on the crumbs?

A. On quest ....


Posted 10/28/2020 2:50 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2902 Up a Tree?
Q. In Ask the Rabbi question 35, the Rav recommends avoiding cutting down a fruit tree, it seems even if it no longer bears fruit.
However, it is clear in the Rambam (Hilchos M'lochim 6:9) that one can even cut down a date tree if it still g ....


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Expand Article # 2901 Abandon Ship?
Q. K'vod Harav, I was in a shul with exactly ten people and four already davened. I was of those that had not davened. However, I am makpid to daven with asara mispallelim, as numerous poskim hold it is not tefilla b'tzibbur unless there are asara ....


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Expand Article # 2900 Has this Dawned on You?
Q. Regarding the above questions (2898-99) on davening before dawn. Can one say Pesukei Dezimra before the alos (dawn)?

A. Sha'arei Teshuva (664) quotes Maharil that one should avoid saying Pesukei Dezimara at night, Mekadeh Yisroel (Sha ....


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Expand Article # 2899 Something New Under the Sun?
​Q. In places where the netz hachama (sunrise) is very late, may one daven shacharis at alos (dawn - or even earlier) on a consistent basis? How much before neitz is considered alos?

A. (See question 2898 above regarding the re ....


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Expand Article # 2898 The Cracking of Dawn
Q. At this time of the year, I have a hard time davening after sunrise (Neitz Hachama) and coming on time to my job. Can I say brachos and korbanos before Alos Hashachar (dawn)?

A. Shulchan Aruch (O. H 47: 13) rules that Birchas Hatora a ....


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Expand Article # 2897 Burn Away?
Q. See question 2895 above regarding building a columbarium. If the building owner can get a permit for installing a crematorium in that building, would that be also permitted in need?

A. Some Poskim maintain that even for the Jewish dea ....


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Expand Article # 2896 Wash Away
Q. Re-question 2891 above, regarding women washing clothes during Rosh Chodesh. Is doing the laundry by washing machine also included in the minhag of women not doing work in Rosh Chodesh?

A. Some Poskim are stringent (Emes l’Yaakov, O.H ....


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Expand Article # 2895 Kashes on Ashes
Q. Someone who acquired a small building next to a non-Jewish cemetery, wants to use it as a columbarium for storing the cremation ashes of the dead. These are kept in urns placed in niches or on shelves all around the walls of the building. Since he ....


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Expand Article # 2894 Is It Day or Night?
Q. Can one wash and eat supper for Rosh Chodesh Seuda or does it have to be done during the day?

A. Poskim disagree. Mishna Berura (419: 2) that for the purpose of the food or meal added for the honor of Rosh Chodesh, it suffices if it i ....


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Expand Article # 2893 The Beginning's Meal
Q. I remember learning that there is an obligation to wash and eat a bread meal at least once a day during Rosh Chodesh. Why is it that not all do so?

A. Shulchan Aruch (419: 1) rules that it is a mitzva to be "marbeh," enlarge and augme ....


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Expand Article # 2892 Bris Tricks?
Q. A baby boy who has jaundice before his 8th day cannot, in most circumstances, be circumcised in time, unless the jaundice disappears in time.
Some employ all sorts of remedies to get the jaundice to disappear. Some wash the baby's hands in ....


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Expand Article # 2891 Praise Our Saintly Women
Q. What is the reason and source that women as opposed to men avoid doing certain melochos and work on Rosh Chodesh?

A. Pirkei D' Rabi Eliezer (45) mentions that when the women refused to contribute any of their jewelry for the making o ....


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